St. Louis Children's Hospital ranked among best

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Children's Hospital is cited among the best in the nation in the latest ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

The 2008 edition of "America's Best Children's Hospitals" ranks St. Louis Children's as among the best in all seven specialty areas.

It is sixth in neurology and neurosurgery, 11th in neonatal care, 12th in respiratory disorders, 17th in general pediatrics, cancer care, heart and heart surgery, and 23rd in digestive disorders.

The rankings consider reputation, outcome and care-related measures such as nursing care, advanced technology, credentialing and other factors. The magazine also used input from nearly 50 experts.

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